Meet the Team
Mike Dubeck, President
Mike focuses on senior operations and business development searches. Before joining FPC, he was a plant and general manager for a mid-size manufacturing company and a former employee of GM and Chrysler. When he is not working, Mike enjoys his family and many sports – primarily soccer. Mike earned his MBA degree from Harvard University and a BSIA degree from GMI (now Kettering University).
Key searches – leadership and lean manufacturing for diverse manufacturing companies, consulting firms and performance oriented ventures. Additional leadership searches in supply chain and purchasing for manufacturing and technology firms.
Debra Hunter, Executive Recruiter – Environmental Health & Safety
Deb describes herself as the Den Mother for our team given she has the longest tenure. She specializes in building relationships in the manufacturing industry and often supports difficult searches in healthcare. Prior to joining FORTUNE; Debbie worked in the Healthcare industry, Retail Lumber industry and Manufacturing industry. Debbie prides herself on making the perfect match and improving the quality of life for the candidate.
Alka Kudesia, Executive Recruiter – Information Technology and Engineering
Alka specializes in recruiting for Information Technology and Engineering. She recruits for software, hardware, infrastructure, account management, project management, and leadership roles. Her focus is in autonomous driving with infotainment, telematics, ADAS, VR, and HMI. Alka has worked in a variety of capacities in large publicly traded firms including Motorola and HP as well as small businesses. She started her career as a programmer and continued to a VP role before leaving corporate roles to join recruiting. This puts her in a unique position to connect both with her clients and candidates. She combines her dual training as an engineer and MBA with recruiting to bring top talent to her clients.
Bill Lequier, Executive Recruiter – Key Search lead
Bill is an out-of-the box thinker who leverages his varied exposure in personnel, legal and operating environments. Primary searches include quality professionals and lean manufacturing / six sigma positions. An amateur poet and photographer, he holds a BA from Oakland University and a JD from University of Detroit Mercy.
Bina Menon, Director of Recruiting – Sales / Marketing Strategy / Finance
Bina’s charming candor draws candidates and clients to her. Formerly with General Motors, Bina understands all that is involved in the process of hiring and finding new positions. Bina can view the entire picture completely and will stop at nothing to ensure a thorough match of candidate and client.
Lois Pozolo, Executive Recruiter – Supply Chain & Purchasing
Lois is a business professional with broad experience in all aspects of recruiting. As a consultant to Fortune 500 businesses she improved their inventory and purchasing functions. Lois has extensive experience in project and contract management including strategic and tactical plan development and implementation. She loves hiking and has three kids competing at university and high school in long distance running too.
Melissa McCall, Executive Recruiter – Materials Management
Melissa has been working on people management for 20 years. Her expertise is in finding resources for those in need. She uses her strong communication skills and empathic listening skills to build and expand relationships. When she is not working she enjoys, spending time with friends, family and animals.
Tara Fleming, Executive Recruiter – Engineering
Before joining the manufacturing and business worlds, Tara enjoyed a 13-year career in intercollegiate athletics, having served as both an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. She recruited qualified, talented student-athletes who fit the respective cultures of three D1 institutions – coached there too. Tara uses her experience building relationships with energy and integrity — facilitating connections between candidates and organizations whose core values and strengths mesh.